Just a little note about my activities for this year’s Music Month. I’ll be doing three talks this month so if you’re in Auckland please come along- they’re all free and open to anyone.
May 8 2pm Birkenhead Library-
Auckland’s Jazz Heritage:
Come, take a whirlwind tour of the spaces, places and people that made and make up Auckland’s jazz scene. This talk has some very special guests who will be playing before and during my talk including Merv Thomas, Bernie Allen, Mike Walker, Bruce King and more.
May 19 6pm Central Library Floor 2-
Auckland’s Jazz Heritage
A shorter and even more whirlwind tour of the spaces, places, and people that made up Auckland’s jazz scene.
May 22 Birkenhead Library-
1950s Jazz Concerts
In this talk we’ll explore the fad for jazz concerts in New Zealand during the 1950s.